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Mozart has the classic purity of light and the blue ocean; Beethoven the romantic grandeur which belongs to the storms of air and ...
A faithful lover is a character greatly out of date, and rarely now used but to adorn some romantic novel, or for a flourish on th ...
In general a thing is romantic when, as Aristotle would say, it is wonderful rather than probable; in other words, when it violate ...
The most passionate, consistent, extreme and implacable enemy of the Enlightenment and ... all forms of rationalism ... was Johann ...
I ... walked to the Abbey of Holyroodhouse once to the Palace itself, once to the crown of Scotland above the gate in front, and o ...
As a novelist, I cannot occupy myself with "characters," or at any rate central ones, who lack panache, in one or another sense, w ...
The importance of a lost romantic vision should not be underestimated. In such a vision is power as well as joy. In it is meaning. ...
The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.
A requirement of femininity is that a woman devote her life to love--to mother love, to romantic love, to religious love, to amorp ...
When young people are too rigidly sequestered from [the world], their lively and romantic imaginations paint it to them as a parad ...
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